Nigerian denied medical care dies in UK detention centre

A Nigerian man has died in a British detention centre after he was denied medical attention despite saying he felt unwell. His family has told UK media The Independent that the Oscar Okwurime, 34, was discovered lying in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre by another detainee last week. Police in the UK say they are investigating the cause of his death which is still unknown. Oscar’s older brother who was only named as Alex told The Independent that his brother was feeling unwell during his first week in the detention…

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